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Goalball Blog – My Journey by Kali Holder

My name is Kali Holder, I am 17 years old and I live in Brighton but am currently studying as a residential student at the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford. I have been visually impaired from birth but my condition has progressively worsened but has been stable since I was 14 years [...]

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Cambridge Goalball star named a Woman of the Future

Dr Sarah Leiter, of the Goalball Women’s GB Team, has been lauded at the Woman of the Future Awards for her dedication to sport. Sharing the accolade in the Sport category with Alex Paske, Managing Director of sports events and mentoring events company Mintridge Events, Sarah was recognised alongside other rising stars across business, culture, [...]

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A Notice for our Members

  Dear Member,   Annual General Meeting   I am pleased to attach the Notice of Meeting for the 2017 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of Goalball UK and related documents.  The AGM will be held on Saturday 9 December 2017 at English Institute of Sport, Coleridge Road, Sheffield, S9 5DA.   Registration will be from 9.30am [...]

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Goalball UK launch Online Shop

Goalball UK launch Online shop to support the growth of our increasingly popular sport.   The shop currently has a selection of branded clothing and sporting accessories such as T Shirts,bags and drinks bottles. This is just the beginning, there are new lines being created as you read this… Goalball UK wants to offer a [...]

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Calling all Goalball Players…

Unique volunteering opportunity for partially-sighted young people You can change your life. You can change the lives of others. #YouCan International Service is a York-based charity that empowers marginalised people in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Rwanda. In 2018, they are partnering with Team GB goalball player Georgie Bullen on a unique project that will [...]

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Blog From RNC’s Bik Lee on Whether Goalball Is the Most Inclusive Sport

Is Goalball the world’s most inclusive sport? “As I stepped onto the goalball court I felt incredibly nervous. I walked over to face the goal so that the referee could check my eyeshades; I placed them over my face and was plunged into darkness. I was given the “ok” so I knelt down and felt [...]

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Goalball UK Junior Development Day

The Junior Development Day was held in Birmingham and players aged 8-16 years from around the Country came together for what was sure to be an amazing day. The first challenge was to set up the goals and the court. Using teamwork and goalball knowledge this was done in a matter of minutes, we then started with [...]

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Goalball UK mourn the passing of Roger Clifton

Everyone today was saddened to hear that Roger Clifton has died after a prolonged illness. Roger has been involved in the sport of goalball for many years, as a past player and administrator within our sport and a positive influence within inclusive sport. Whilst under the management of British Blind Sport, Roger led the consultation [...]

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